Dwellings Approvals For Tasmania 5.8 % Up July 2019

Dwellings Approvals For Tasmania 5.8 % Up July 2019

30 August 2019

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer Building Approvals Through The Roof Victor P Taffa ABS figures released today for July 2019 confirms Tasmania’s housing sector remains the strongest in the nation, with more to come, Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer said. In the year to July 2019 there were 3,137 dwellings […]

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Gunner Govt Builds 1,500 Remote Homes In 3 Years

Gunner Govt Builds 1,500 Remote Homes In 3 Years

27 August 2019

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner 1,500 Remote Homes In 3 Years Victor P Taffa Editor Victor P Taffa encourages all businesses to place a Leaderboard or Medium Rectangle Advertisement in The Southern Thunderer. Trademark for The Southern Thunderer is for online only. No one deserves to be assaulted by former neighbour and QANTAS Airlines […]

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Year 2016 Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme Extension To Be Made Permanent

Year 2016 Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme Extension To Be Made Permanent

23 August 2019

Tasmania Minister for State Growth Michael Ferguson Taking Tasmanian Produce And Products To The World Victor P Taffa Today’s announcement by the Federal Government of a major boost to the Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme is welcome news, Minister for State Growth Michael Ferguson said. Changes will provide an even playing field for Tasmanian businesses and […]

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D’Orsogna Smallgoods Expands With New Processing And Packaging Plant

D’Orsogna Smallgoods Expands With New Processing And Packaging Plant

18 August 2019

Victoria Minister for Jobs Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula D’Orsogna Brings Home Bacon For Jobs In Melbourne’s North Victor P Taffa Family-owned smallgoods success story D’Orsogna is getting bigger, creating more than 100 new jobs in Melbourne’s north thanks to support from the Andrews Government. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula today officially […]

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Scams Awareness Week 12-16 August 2019

Scams Awareness Week 12-16 August 2019

10 August 2019

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer Stay Alert To Scams Victor P Taffa Tasmanians are being warned against thinking they are “too smart to be scammed” ahead of Scams Awareness Week (12-16 August), Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer said. According to the Scams Awareness Network, Australians made more than 177,000 scam […]

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Owner-Occupied Dwellings 11 % Up On Year 2017-18

Owner-Occupied Dwellings 11 % Up On Year 2017-18

07 August 2019

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer Tasmanian Housing Sector Continues To Build Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is a strong supporter of the building and construction sector, and we are committed to further investment and jobs across the industry, Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer said. “This is why it is no […]

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Peter Graham Appointed To Lead CBOS

Peter Graham Appointed To Lead CBOS

06 August 2019

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer New Leader Of CBOS Appointed Victor P Taffa Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Peter Graham as Executive Director Consumer, Building and Occupational Services (CBOS). “Peter most recently worked as the Executive Director Strategy, Reform and Operations at […]

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Dan O’Brien Appointed CEO Of Cladding Safety Victoria

Dan O’Brien Appointed CEO Of Cladding Safety Victoria

04 August 2019

Victoria Minister for Planning Richard Wynne Cladding Safety Victoria CEO Appointed Victor P Taffa Andrews Government’s world first program tackling high-risk cladding now has an experienced Chief Executive Officer at its helm. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne announced the appointment of Dan O’Brien as the CEO of Cladding Safety Victoria (CSV). “Dan O’Brien is a […]

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Infrastructure WA Board Members Appointed

Infrastructure WA Board Members Appointed

31 July 2019

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Inaugural Infrastructure WA Board Appointed Victor P Taffa Board members appointed to the inaugural Infrastructure WA Board John Langoulant AO appointed Chairperson and Nicole Lockwood appointed Deputy Chairperson Infrastructure WA to provide expert independent advice to drive investment and create jobs Delivers on another key election commitment of the McGowan […]

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Dwelling Approvals Down 1.3% June 2019

Dwelling Approvals Down 1.3% June 2019

30 July 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Dwelling Approvals Decline In June Victor P Taffa Number of dwellings approved in Australia fell by 1.3 % in June, in trend terms, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. “Trend series for total dwellings has fallen for 19 consecutive months. The decrease in June was […]

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Hodgman Govt Listens To Concerns Of The Building Industry

Hodgman Govt Listens To Concerns Of The Building Industry

12 July 2019

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer Supporting Tasmania’s Building Industry Victor P Taffa Today and over the past week I have met with and carefully listened to representatives of Tasmania’s building industry, including building surveyors, to discuss the impact of rising insurance costs, Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer said. “Since taking […]

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Queensland Industrial Relations Commission Gains 4 New Appointments

Queensland Industrial Relations Commission Gains 4 New Appointments

07 July 2019

Queensland Minister for Industrial Relations Grace Grace 4 New Appointments To Queensland Industrial Relations Commission Victor P Taffa Minister for Industrial Relations Grace Grace has announced the appointment of 4 new commissioners to the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC). Minister Grace said the Governor-in-Council had approved the appointment of John Cornelius Dwyer, Catherine Marie Hartigan, […]

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Dwelling Approvals Up 14 % For Year To May 2019

Dwelling Approvals Up 14 % For Year To May 2019

06 July 2019

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer Tasmania’s Housing And Construction Industry Remains Strong Victor P Taffa It is fantastic to see the latest ABS figures released today, confirming Tasmania has the strongest growth in the number of dwelling approvals in Australia, Minister Archer said. “Demonstrating the Hodgman Government’s plan to support the building […]

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Dwellings Approvals Down 0.5 % In May 2019

Dwellings Approvals Down 0.5 % In May 2019

04 July 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Dwelling Approvals Fall In May Victor P Taffa Number of dwellings approved in Australia fell by 0.5 % in May, in trend terms, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. “Overall decrease was driven by a decline in private sector houses, which fell 1.3 % in […]

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Engineering Construction Up 24 % For Year To March 2019

Engineering Construction Up 24 % For Year To March 2019

26 June 2019

Tasmania Minister for Infrastructure Jeremy Rockliff Huge Growth In Engineering Construction Victor P Taffa Australian Bureau of Statistics has released today its engineering construction activity for the March 2019 quarter. Over the year to March 2019 quarter, engineering construction work done, grew 24 % compared to the March 2018 quarter, in real trend terms, which […]

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Hotel Rottnest Redevelopment Gets Underway

Hotel Rottnest Redevelopment Gets Underway

19 June 2019

Western Australia Minister for Tourism Paul Papalia Construction Begins On Hotel Rottnest Revamp Victor P Taffa Hotel Rottnest redevelopment construction breaks ground More than 80 workers employed on site Record numbers continue with 135,000 visitors in April and May 9 % increase in April and 17.5 % increase in May compared to the same months […]

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Hodgman Govt Announces Upgrade Of 2 Housing Projects

Hodgman Govt Announces Upgrade Of 2 Housing Projects

11 June 2019

Tasmania Minister for Housing Roger Jaensch Tenders Open For 2 Important Housing Projects Victor P Taffa Tenders for the construction of 2 important housing projects have been advertised, Minister for Housing Roger Jaensch said. “Our Wirksworth development is a key Government initiative in Tasmania’s Affordable Housing Action Plan 2019-2023.” Minister Jaensch said. Wirksworth Facility Wirksworth […]

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Tasmania Dwelling Approvals For April 2019 Up 14 % In 12 Months

Tasmania Dwelling Approvals For April 2019 Up 14 % In 12 Months

02 June 2019

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Sarah Courtney Tasmania Continues To Lead Nation For Building Approvals Victor P Taffa Release of ABS data today shows the total number of dwellings approved in Tasmania grew by 14 % in April 2019, compared to April 2018, in trend terms. “We have again recorded the strongest growth in […]

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Mick Allen Appointed Rockhampton Manufacturing Hub Coordinator By Minister

Mick Allen Appointed Rockhampton Manufacturing Hub Coordinator By Minister

27 May 2019

Queensland Minister for Manufacturing Cameron Dick New Coordinator For Rockhampton Manufacturing Hub Victor P Taffa Rockhampton’s manufacturing future is looking bright, with a hub coordinator, a skills development and training officer, and a project support officer hired to staff the Palaszczuk Government’s new $10 Million manufacturing hub. Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning […]

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Industrial Lands Authority Focuses On Meridian Park

Industrial Lands Authority Focuses On Meridian Park

25 May 2019

Western Australia Minister for Lands Ben Wyatt Sweet Smell Of Success As Baker Moves To Meridian Park Victor P Taffa McGowan Government invests in modern industrial estates to drive economic growth and jobs Local business chooses fully serviced lots at Meridian Park for expansion plans Neerabup Industrial Area to provide up to 20,000 direct and […]

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